A Canadian woman has launched a writing contest for her luxury home

A Canadian woman has launched a writing contest for her luxury home
Image copyright Couresy Facebook Image caption This Millarville, Alberta home is available in a writing competition A Canadian woman is holding a letter-writing contest for her three-bedroom home near the city of Calgary. Interested parties must pay an entry fee of C$25 ($19; £15) and answer the question "Why would moving to this lakefront dream…

Bonmarche shares slump as losses grow

Bonmarche shares slump as losses grow
Image copyright Getty Images Clothing retailer Bonmarche has seen shares slump in value after the group warned it could slip to a full-year loss of up to £4m.In early Thursday trading, Bonmarche shares were down 38.5% at 49.5p.The decline follows "extremely poor" Black Friday sales and ongoing subdued shopper demand amid Brexit uncertainty.Bonmarche said: "Sales…

LA Mayor Garcetti says he won’t run for president in 2020

LA Mayor Garcetti says he won’t run for president in 2020
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, slightly winnowing a field that is still likely to be large and unwieldy for a party desperate to oust President Donald Trump. “I have decided not to throw my hat into the ring to run for president…

Virginia Republican senator was editor of yearbook that featured blackface and “N-word”

Virginia Republican senator was editor of yearbook that featured blackface and “N-word”
Another scandal involving blackface has hit Virginia politics, the third in a week. State Sen. Thomas K. Norment Jr., Republican Senate Majority Leader, was the editor for his college yearbook, which was filled with racist photos and slurs, according to a report from the Virginian-Pilot. The 1968 yearbook includes numerous images of men in blackface,…

Chinese Hospital Are Using Facial Recognition To Crackdown On This

Chinese hospitals are using facial recognition technology as part of a crackdown on people making doctors' appointments and then selling them for a profit. More than 30 hospitals in the capital Beijing are using the technology and have already identified 2,100 people who regularly appear to make appointments, but then sell them on to save customers queuing in line to...

Big Data Says: Men Are More Comfortable Giving Up Biometric Data Than Women Are

Women are significantly more likely to take pictures of themselves than men, a global study into the phenomenon of taking selfies has found. However, Women are more than twice as likely as men to say they don’t want the government collecting any of their biometric information. Some agencies are doubling down on biometric technology as a way to improve the...

FaceTime Bug Lets You Listen to the Person You Are Calling Before Even They Pick Up – Thurrott.com

FaceTime Bug Lets You Listen to the Person You Are Calling Before Even They Pick Up – Thurrott.com
A major FaceTime bug lets you listen to the person you are calling even before they pick the call up.